Wednesday, January 21, 2009
Tuesday, January 20, 2009
I once asked a friend if he’d like to go bowling with my family. He said, “No thanks. I hate bowling”.
Click on over to read the rest... it is good stuff, as is the rest of his blog.
Wallace was referring to the one slip in today's otherwise flawless ceremonies, which came at the most important moment: Chief Justice John Roberts said and President Obama repeated back to him: "I, Barack Hussein Obama, do solemnly swear that I will execute the office of President of the United States faithfully." The oath's actual line (which is in the Constitution) goes, "I [Barack Hussein Obama] do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the office of President of the United States."
We will restore science to its rightful place and wield technology's wonders to raise healthcare's quality and lower its cost. We will harness the sun and the winds and the soil to fuel our cars and run our factories. And we will transform our schools and colleges and universities to meet the demands of a new age. All this we can do. And all this we will do.
President Obama gave a very nice inaugural address today. My favorite line is "...we will extend a hand if you are willing to unclench your fist."
All of our good will and best thoughts go out to you today, Mr. President. Left or right; conservative or liberal; and even, libertarian... today we all have a new president.
Now let's help him undo the damage of the past 8 years.